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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
cliff. >> reporter: taxes in the wealthiest americans was the center piece of president obama's re-election message. he didn't back down. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we are serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay more in taxes. >> reporter: the president pushed congress to keep the tax cuts for americans earning less than 250,000 dollars. >> that fortunately we shouldn't need long negotiations or drama to solve that part of the problem. let's extend the middle class tax cuts now. let's do that right now. >> reporter: the so called fiscal cliff looming at the end of the year could have serious ramifications, $650 billion in cuts and tax increases in to effect january 1st, if there is no deal, affecting every american taxpayer. john boehner says congress needs to fix the debt problem through tax reform and entitlement reform. >> everythingto be looked at. >> reporter: boehner put the pressure on president obama to take charge on where the negotiations go. >> this is an oppo
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
and said the church will not comply with the obama administration' healthcare bill. the cardinal says bishops are open to talking to federal officials but will continue to challenge the mandate. churches are exempt from the birth control rule but the catholic hospitals and charities are not. >>> i think all moms have done this at one time or another. your little one has a fever when they have aches and pains and you reach for the tylenol. new research shows it may cause unwanted side effects when give ton young children. >> reporter: asee that min fin is -- acetaminophen is one of the common medicines. giving acetaminophen to babies may heighten their risk of asthma symptoms. in a study of 422 danish children, researchers found the more acetaminophen given as infants, the more likely to develop asthma-like symptoms such as wheezing, breathlessness and coughing. the findings suggest the need for more research into how acetaminophen might promote asthma. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> you can get the latest health news anytime you want on
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
house telling barack obama he wants him to succeed, not as a liberal or conservative but as a president who can bring them together. >> we'll have much more on the elections at 5:30, including a live report from check with the latest from both presidential campaigns. >>> start you off with a check of maryland's most powerful radar. light precip, also across the bay bridge, kent island through caroline county. zoom. you have to remember where you see the color changes, this is a doppler estimate. some of them producing a mix, wintriy. as we go further in here southeastern baltimore county, a little mix. roads could get slick at time. right now we're safely above freezing. if you throw in some melting snow, that can mack things even -- make things even more slippery. so drive with caution. let's take a look at the temperatures. we are above freezing in towson. it gets cold are as you go east. the wind gusts have not been as strong as we anticipated. the storm staying further offshore. as a result, wind gusts around 15 to 20. havre de grace, a little miss in harford county. the northeaster
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
head to and click on the politics tab. >> president obama and governor romney are making a last-minute push for your vote. >> both spent the day crisscrossing the swing states. cairch traveers travers spent the day with the obama campaign. >> reporter: this is it, one final day. both candidates were focused on revving up supporters in their must-win states. president obama kicked things off in madison, wisconsin. >> four more years! four more years! >> you know i will fight for your families ovary single day. >> reporter: he had star power. bruce springsteen at his side all day. the president showed a hand of nostalgia. he acknowledged that no matter what happens tomorrow, this is it. with the noticeably hoarse voice -- >> we know we have or work to do. >> reporter: mitt romney made a clean sweep. that's where he focused his energy today. >> accomplishing real change is not something i talk about but something i've done. >> reporter: the national race is tight. each campaign is projecting confidence in the ground games. >> they both believe it's all about turnout. >> repo
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
spotlight will be on the two presidential nominees, and tonight president obama will be in his hometown of chicago. he took time to thank his supporters today. >> reporter: at a stop in a chicago campaign office this morning, president obama urged people from both political parties to vote this election day. >> make sure that you exercise this precious right that we have. >> reporter: the president closed out his final campaign event with a night time rally in iowa. the same state where a victory four years ago launched a successful bid to the white house. >> i've come back to iowa one more time to ask for your vote. >> reporter: during an emotional rally in front of 20,000 supporters, the president asked voters for another opportunity to fight for them. >> we've got more work to do. >> reporter: at one point, the president teared up. >> to all of you who have lived and breathed the hard work of change, i want to thank you. >> reporter: mitt romney was greeted with cheers as he left a polling station in belmont, massachusetts this morning. he gop nominee cast his vote before going tout do
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
merchandise sales will go toward a relief fund. >> president obama said the country cannot afford a tax increase on all america -- americans. >> the president laid it all out in his japped. >> reporter: in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him and to take away from last week's results. >> i have a mandate to help middle class families. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff is looming at the end of the year. >> i want a big deal a comprehensive deal. >> reporter: the president reiterated he's in the backing down. >> a modest tax increase on the wasn't thy is not going to break their backs. >> reporter: congressional republicans said they're willing to compromise for a deal but on that issue they're standing firm. >> we know you can't raise taxes enough to solve the problem. >> reporter: for nearly an hour president obama took a wide range of questions and launched a strong defense of ambassador susan wright who has been under fire for the handling of the benghazi work. >> if senator mccain and
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >>> early voting in maryland comes to an end in a few hours. voting centers close at nine. all week we've seen polling places, some people waiting several hours just to cast their vote early. >>> question circumstance the civil marriage prodid six, the civil marriage. it's not only a battle over individual rights but a battle over religion and what the word marriage means in our culture. ♪
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